Blackstone's Bid for Crown Resorts Challenged by Rival Offer 
 

The private-equity giant's move to acquire Crown and expand its global gambling footprint has been complicated by a new bidder for Australia's largest casino operator.

 
Plant-Tech Firm Benson Hill Going Public in $2 Billion SPAC Merger 
 

The operator of a platform that uses machine learning, simulations and genetics to optimize plant growth, Benson Hill is combining with a special-purpose acquisition company in a deal that values it at $2 billion.

 
J&J Vaccine Pause Stoked Hesitancy That Threatens Covid-19 Vaccination Drive 
 

The 10-day halt in administering the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine last month has made it more difficult to inoculate hard-to-reach and hesitant people and is complicating efforts to reach community vaccination goals, experts said.

 
AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile Challenge Rule Targeting Robocalls 
 

The FCC measure to stop foreign scammers could block legitimate overseas calls, phone companies say.

 
Key U.S. Energy Pipeline Closes After Cyberattack 
 

The operator of the Colonial Pipeline, the main conduit carrying gasoline and diesel fuel to the U.S. East Coast, temporarily shut down all operations after discovering a cyberattack.

 
Why DoorDash and Uber Eats Delivery Is Costing You More 
 

Wonder why delivery orders have become more expensive during the pandemic? Here's a breakdown.

 
Elon Musk on 'SNL' Says He Has Asperger's, Jokes About Dogecoin 
 

The cryptocurrency, which surged ahead of the broadcast, was trading lower after the Tesla and SpaceX leader said it was "a hustle" during a sketch in which he portrayed a financial expert.

 
Pfizer Lifts Covid-19 Vaccine Production Targets for 2021, 2022 
 

The drugmaker's chief executive disclosed the higher production targets as India and other developing countries clamor for more doses

 
AstraZeneca Weighs Seeking Full U.S. Approval for Covid Shot, Skipping Emergency-Use Application 
 

The British drugmaker could skip asking the FDA for emergency-use authorization for its Covid-19 vaccine-and instead pursue the more time-intensive application for a full-fledged license to sell the shot.

 
JPMorgan Names Two CIOs 
 

JPMorgan Chase created a new chief information officer position that is focused on building and improving technology used by its internal workforce, and promoted a technologist to fill the role.

 
 

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